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The Latest Quarantine-Free Destinations

Travel planning coronavirus

Travel corridors, FCDO advice, quarantine on arrival, testing 72 hours before you fly… knowing how and where to travel right now can be a bit of a minefield, to say the least. But that’s where we come in.

Our experts are talking to airlines, hotels, government bodies and tourism authorities on a daily basis, so we can offer you the best recommendations based on the latest, trusted travel advice. And, for those of you who want a little snapshot upfront, check out the list below. These are the destinations you can visit right now without having to quarantine at either end of your trip.

Make sure you chat to your Flight Centre Travel Consultant about other requirements before travel, such as completing specific forms for the UK and your destination of choice. For more advice, give us a call on 0208 127 4273 today.

Azores

Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test on arrival, taken within the last 72 hours. You can also take a test on arrival and await the results in your accommodation.

Barbados

From 19 September, travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test on arrival, taken within the last 72 hours.

Cuba

No need to quarantine or present a negative COVID-19 test, however you can only fly to certain airports on the Caribbean isle.

Dubai

From 4am on Saturday 14th November, the entire United Arab Emirates has been added to the UK travel corridor list. On arrival in Dubai, no quarantine is required as long as the passenger has adhered to mandatory testing either before travel (test taken a maximum of 96 hours prior to departure), or on arrival.

Faroe Islands

All travellers should be tested for COVID-19 no more than 72 hours prior to arrival in the Faroe Islands. Visitors must also take a COVID-19 test on arrival – this costs DKK 312 (~£38) at Vagar Airport.

Gibraltar

No entry restrictions at present.

Greece

No entry restrictions at present if travelling to/from the islands of Corfu, Crete, Rhodes, Zakynthos and Kos.

Iceland

All passengers arriving in Iceland must either self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival or take two COVID tests, one on arrival and another 5-6 days later. The test costs ISK 11,000 (~£61) or ISK 9,000 (~£50) if booked in advance, and the second test is free.

Madeira

Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test on arrival, taken within the last 72 hours. You can also take a test on arrival and await the results in your accommodation.

Maldives

Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test on arrival, taken within the last 96 hours.


List updated Thursday 12 November 2020.

Written by Alexandra Cronin (Gregg)

Once a roving local news reporter and now a travel-obsessed writer/sub, I'm head-over-heels for nature, wildlife and the ocean. When I'm not getting up close to animals and sea creatures, I'm seeking out the sets of my favourite TV shows around the world. 

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